August 2, 2012

Nobody is born with clutter

I spent the best part of last week at the AAPO annual conference. AAPO is our, as in Professional Organisers, industry association. I do enjoy these conferences immensely. As I have been doing this job for a while, including various volunteer roles, I know most of the delegates but rarely do we see each other in person. Our keynote speaker this year was Dorothy Breininger, one of the Organisers on the US show Hoarders (currently showing in Australia on the […]
April 9, 2012

You can break clutter’s grip

By Kathryn Weber, Tribune Media Services Living SpaceMarch 13, 2012 Everyone has to deal with general messiness around the house, but clutter can become overwhelming — judging by the number of TV shows about hoarding! Whatever the level of disorder in your house, solving the problem starts with motivation. The problem isn’t the possessions, but us. Once we get our thoughts straight about clutter, stuff has a way of finding its way out the door instead of in… Los Angeles […]
July 12, 2011

Are you a hoarder, collector or just have ‘too much stuff’?

I think they are all quite different things: Most of my clients would have “a bit too much stuff” . It mostly started with a life changing event: having a baby, getting divorced, losing a loved one, moving, new job… We help them getting back on track, and they find the routine they once had and (hopefully) live happily ever after. Being unorganised is very much in the eye of the beholder – if you don’t have a problem but […]